[ strohl ]
See synonyms for: strollstrolledstrolling on

verb (used without object)
  1. to walk leisurely as inclination directs; ramble; saunter; take a walk: to stroll along the beach.

  2. to wander or rove from place to place; roam: strolling troubadours.

verb (used with object)
  1. to saunter along or through: to stroll the countryside.

  1. a leisurely walk; ramble; saunter: a short stroll before supper.

Origin of stroll

First recorded in 1595–1605; of uncertain origin

Other words for stroll

Words Nearby stroll Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use stroll in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for stroll


/ (strəʊl) /

  1. to walk about in a leisurely manner

  2. (intr) to wander from place to place

  1. a leisurely walk

Origin of stroll

C17: probably from dialect German strollen, of obscure origin; compare German Strolch tramp

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